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Posted by **Mary** on Tuesday, May 17, 2011 at 8:19pm.

The height is 8cm and each section of base is 6cm.

The answer is 748.2 CU

I have been working on this problem for 30 minutes and cannot come up with the correct answer.

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**Reiny**, Tuesday, May 17, 2011 at 8:28pmvolume = base x height

so you need the base of the hexagon, which consists of 6 equilateral triangles.

Area of one of them = (1/2)(6)(6)sin60 = 15.588457

so the base is 6 times that

volume = 6(15.588457)(8) = 748.246

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